If you have unfinished concrete floors in your basement, you may want to consider adding a finish to them. The concrete can also have a finish added to it that looks like any other type of custom flooring you want to have installed in your home. Finishing concrete will also give you the benefit of water-resistant basement flooring. This can be done using techniques like stamping, acid staining or adding an epoxy finish to the concrete.
Do you have an older wooden floor that's beginning to look a bit aged and worn? Rather than spending a lot of time and money to make it look polished and new again, why not embrace its worn look? The following guide shows you how to give your wooden floor a beachy, vintage look that will coordinate wonderfully with Bohemian chic, California-style, or even rustic country decor.
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Some people like to turn their thermostat down at night because they sleep better when it is cold. It can be hard to get out of bed, however, especially when you know you are going to step onto a cold floor. It does not have to be this way, as there are two things you can do to warm your floor up.
Radiant Floor Heating
Radiant floor heating is a great way to warm your floor up for you so you can step onto a warm floor.
Sealing tiles and grout can help the materials resist staining and water damage. Every homeowner who installs tile floors will at one time or another be faced with the question of whether or not to seal the tile and the grout. Some materials should be sealed, others should not. Read on to find out whether or not you need to seal your tile floors.
Stone is a naturally porous material that must be sealed in order to be made waterproof.